It is time to state the obvious. President Obama does not want to ban flights from West Africa, likely because he wants anyone who is infected with Ebola or thinks he might be infected to be able to come here for treatment.
In my review of Rick Perlstein’s book “The Invisible Bridge,” I criticized the author’s heavy use of secondary sources for his research and his failure to interview any Ronald Reagan insiders (‘The Invisible Bridge,’ Web, Oct. 21).
I have to wonder why the growing footprint of American Legion posts on college campuses throughout the country – chartered and operated by the newest generation of war veterans – was not examined more thoroughly in “Younger veterans bypass VFW, American Legion for service, fitness groups” (Web, Oct. 19).
The Washington Times’ recent editorial “Ebola crisis needs more than a bureaucrat czar” (Web, Oct. 19) missed the mark in several ways, though the criticism of the appointment of a Democratic political operative as this country’s “Ebola czar” is on target.
Mental health problems are very burdensome for individuals, society and the health care system. The prevailing idea in psychiatry to date has been that the disability associated with certain conditions would disappear after symptoms are gone, and therefore, the goal of treatment is usually symptom resolution.